Last modified: December 2013

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AHELP for CIAO 4.11 ChIPS v1

erase

Context: utilities

Synopsis

Remove all frames (and their contents) from the window.

Syntax

erase()
erase(id)

Description

The function arguments.

Argument Description
id A ChipsId structure identifying the item, or a string containing the name of the object.

The erase command removes all frames from the window. The current window is affected, unless a ChipsId structure is specified. It is equivalent to the command delete_frame("all").


Example

chips> split(3,2)
chips> erase()

The erase command deletes all of the frames that exist in the current window.


Bugs

See the bugs pages on the ChIPS website for an up-to-date listing of known bugs.

See Also

frames
add_frame, arrange_frames, blink_frames, current_frame, delete_frame, display_frame, get_frame, hide_frame, move_frame, next_frame, reposition_frame, set_frame, tile, view_placed_frame, view_single_frame
utilities
get_object_count